Economically Active Population

Over the last 8 years, the number of economically active  inhabitants with university degree in Eastern Slovakia has risen by up to 64%, which is the greatest increase in terms of all levels of educational. Another positive fact is that the number of economically active inhabitants with lower secondary education has dropped by 20%, which goes to show that Eastern Slovakia is now much more qualified than it used to be.

Economically active population by education in thousands - Eastern Slovakia


Year Total - Eastern Slovakia Elementary or no education Lower secondary education Full secondary education University education
2012 770 57 208 349 156
2013 771 61 207 346 157
2014 769 55 223 337 153
2015 767 57 259 319 132
2016 759 64 252 317 126
2017 775 63 202 349 161

Source: Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic